Saina Nehwal bows out of French Open
Saina Nehwal bows out of French Open

Ace India shuttler Saina Nehwal crashed out of the French Open Super Series after going down to World No. 2 Shixian Wang of China in a hard-fought women's singles quarterfinal contest here.

Parupalli Kashyap loses in French Open badminton quarters
Parupalli Kashyap loses in French Open badminton quarters

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap's surge was halted by fifth-seeded Chinese shuttler Zhengming Wang in the French Open Super Series quarter-finals, here on Friday.

Saina, Kashyap in French Open quarters
Saina, Kashyap in French Open quarters

Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap continued his giant-killing spree, stunning World No.9 Tian Houwei 21-19, 21-18 in the pre-quarters of the French Open Super Series while Saina Nehwal also advanced to the quarterfinals at the Stade Pierre de Coubertin here.

Saina Nehwal in French Open Round 3, Ashwini Ponappa wins mixed doubles match
Saina Nehwal in French Open Round 3, Ashwini Ponappa wins mixed doubles match

Indian shuttlers continued to surge ahead in the ongoing French Open Super Series underway here as Saina Nehwal made it to the women's singles third round while Ashwini Ponappa also won her second-round match with mixed doubles partner Vladimir Ivanov, here.

Kashyap, Srikanth jump seven spots in BWF rankings
Kashyap, Srikanth jump seven spots in BWF rankings

Parupalli Kashyap and Kidambi Srikanth gained seven places each in the latest badminton world rankings released today while top women's player Saina Nehwal moved a spot to be sixth.

Parupalli Kashyap upsets world no. 4 to enter 2nd round of French Open
Parupalli Kashyap upsets world no. 4 to enter 2nd round of French Open

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap on Wednesday stunned world No. 4 Kenichi Tago of Japan by posting a straight-game victory in the first round of the men's singles event at the French Open Super Series here.

World number one Lee failed drug test, says report
World number one Lee failed drug test, says report

Badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei recently failed a drug test, Malaysian media reported, in a claim that sent shockwaves around the nation.

French Open begins without Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei
French Open begins without Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei

French Open Super Series' main draw will start here Wednesday at the 3,900-seater Pierre de Coubertin Stadium without two of badminton's top stars - Lin Dan and Lee Chong Wei - who pulled out last week.

Chinese shuttlers sweep golds at Denmark Open
Chinese shuttlers sweep golds at Denmark Open

 

Odense (Denmark): Chinese shuttlers Chen Long and Li Xuerui won the men's and women's singles titles as their country swept all the gold medals at the $600,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier at the Odense Sports Park here.

Parupalli Kashyap goes down in Denmark Open semis
Parupalli Kashyap goes down in Denmark Open semis

Leading Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap fought valiantly but went down to reigning World Champion Chen Long of China in the men's singles semi-final of the $600,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier being played at Odense Saturday.

Parupalli Kashyap stuns Jan O. Jorgensen to enter Denmark Open semis
Parupalli Kashyap stuns Jan O. Jorgensen to enter Denmark Open semis

Leading male shuttler Parupalli Kashyap created a huge upset in the Denmark Open super Series Premier, defeating local favourite and World No.3 Jan O. Jorgensen to storm into semi-final of the badminton tournament.

Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu enter Denmark Open quarters
Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu enter Denmark Open quarters

Leading Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu earned straight-game wins to advance to the women's singles quarter-finals of the $600,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier here Thursday.

Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu in 2nd round of Denmark Open
Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu in 2nd round of Denmark Open

Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu reached the second round of the women's singles event of the Denmark Open Super Series Premier here Wednesday.

Shuttler Ajay Jayaram clinches Dutch Open, bags maiden Grand Prix
Shuttler Ajay Jayaram clinches Dutch Open, bags maiden Grand Prix

Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram on Sunday notched up the biggest triumph of his career by clinching USD 50,000 Yonex Dutch Open Grand Prix badminton tournament here.

Ajay Jayaram stuns top seed to enter Dutch Open badminton final
Ajay Jayaram stuns top seed to enter Dutch Open badminton final

 Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram was in his elements as he overcame Rajiv Ouseph of England to enter the men's singles final of the $50,000 Yonex Dutch Open Grand Prix, here.

Saina Nehwal seeded 5th, PV Sindhu 8th in French Open Super Series
Saina Nehwal seeded 5th, PV Sindhu 8th in French Open Super Series

Ace Indian female shuttler Saina Nehwal has been seeded fifth, while her compatriot P V Sindhu is seeded eighth at the French Open Super Series to be held in Paris from October 21 to 26.

Badminton to make Paralympics debut in Tokyo 2020
Badminton to make Paralympics debut in Tokyo 2020

 Badminton will make its Paralympics debut in Tokyo in 2020 after the International Paralympic Committee on Tuesday included it in the first batch of approved sports for the event.

'Super Dan' takes gold in epic final
'Super Dan' takes gold in epic final

Badminton king Lin Dan saw off world champion Chen Long in an epic Asian Games final on Monday as he successfully defended his title and showed he can still dominate the sport at 30.

Lee Chong Wei battles back to set up Lin Dan showdown
Lee Chong Wei battles back to set up Lin Dan showdown

Badminton's world number one Lee Chong Wei fought back from a game down to set up a crunch Asian Games semi-final with arch-rival and long-time nemesis Lin Dan on Saturday.

Saina, Kashyap crash out of Asian Games badminton
Saina, Kashyap crash out of Asian Games badminton

In what came as a shock for the Indian fans, star shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap fell by the wayside as the two lost their respective women's and men's singles matches to bow out of the 17th Asian Games here on Friday.